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Sony Drops Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs Film, Universal Picks Up Pieces

There's no doubt that Sony Pictures has had some trouble getting the latest Steve Jobs biopic off the ground with David Fincher once in talks to direct, only to fall away and have it land in the hands of Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle. Show More Summary

Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale to Talk a Lot in Steve Jobs Biopic

Just over a week ago, we learned that Christian Bale was again in the running to play Steve Jobs in the new biopic about the Apple founder and technology innovator. Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) is directing the film with...Show More Summary

Why Christian Bale will play an amazing Steve Jobs

Christian Bale is Steve Jobs. The Oscar-winning actor has officially signed on to play the late Apple co-founder in Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay for Sony. Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Bole is attached to project, but no other cast or crew members have … Read more ›

Leonardo DiCaprio Exits Talks to Play Steve Jobs

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Back in April, it was announced that director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and star Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street) were boarding Sony's hotly-anticipated biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, but The Hollywood Reporter says the Titanic star has now left the project.

Early Academy Award Contenders: The Best Films of the Toronto Film Festival 2014

Over the past week, Toronto has been hosting its annual film festival, commonly known as TIFF. Such highlights from years past include Slumdog Millionaire, The King’s Speech, Silver Linings Playbook, and 12 Years a Slave, all of which went on to win Academy Awards. This years’ standouts may prove no different as viewers and critics raved about several performances […]

Ang Lee May Adapt Iraq War Novel ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, Catching Fire) has scripted an adaption of Ben Fountain‘s novel Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, which has been called the “Catch-22 of the Iraq War,” and was nominated for the 2012 National Book Award. Show More Summary

HDFC Bank Could Make You A Slumdog Millionaire

By Mohit Hajarnis: When looking at India from the outside, it seems like a natural growth story: a potential market of 1.2 billion people, a growing middle class, and cheaper labor costs than China. However, India's GDP growth has shrunk to 5.0% in 2013 from 6.2% in 2012 and 9.3% in 2011. Show More Summary

18 Movies Everyone Will Talk About At TIFF 2014

In the last 15 years, seven movies that won the Toronto International Film Festival's audience award went on to score an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. Four of those movies -- "American Beauty," "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and last year's "12 Years A Slave" -- went on to win. Show More Summary

The Slumdog Millionaire Architect

Hafeez Contractor’s wildly prolific (and flamboyant) architecture has come to define Mumbai. But have his projects helped improve life in the city’s slums?

Rio’s Real-Life Slumdog Millionaires

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Brazil’s efforts to clean up the favelas for the World Cup have led to a surprising development: Due to property laws, many slum residents now own some of the city’s best real estate.

SundanceTV Adds New Series from Director Danny Boyle

Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle is executive producing Babylon, a new original series for SundanceTV. A 90-minute pilot starring Brit Marling (Another Earth) and James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) aired on UK's Channel 4 earlier this year, with the full series set to air in 2015. Described as "a workplace satire... More »

Freida Pinto & Dakota Fanning: Chanel Cruise Collection Cuties

Checking out the latest in fashion, Dakota Fanning and Freida Pinto were on hand for the launch of Chanel’s 2014/2015 Cruise Collection on Tuesday (May 13) in Dubai. The “Slumdog Millionaire” star bared her midriff in a long, flowing...Show More Summary

Bollywood Goes Hollywood With Its Version of Oscars

7 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

By Jim Avila & Serena Marshall Its glam, spectacular and over the top movie-making, made famous in the United States by the 2008 Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire.”   And now Bollywood comes to America as part of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) award show...

Spacey, Travolta Wow as 'Bollywood Oscars' Hit Miami

The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa yesterday with a pirate-themed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey. Before a crowd of some 20,000, the International Indian Film Academy awards kicked off with co-hosts Shahid...

Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic; Leonardo DiCaprio Possibly Starring

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Slumdog Millionaire' director Danny Boyle is in talks to helm the Steve Jobs biopic for Sony, which might star Leonardo DiCaprio. The post Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic; Leonardo DiCaprio Possibly Starring appeared first on Screen Rant.

Danny Boyle and Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks for Steve Jobs Movie

Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting director Danny Boyle is in talks to helm Sony’s Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. David Fincher had previously been tied to the project, but backed out a few weeks ago after arguing with the studio over compensation. While Fincher had wanted Christian Bale... More »

Sony eyes Danny Boyle as Steve Jobs biopic director, Leonardo DiCaprio to star

With David Fincher recently rejected to direct the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin, Sony may have found its replacement in Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And with the lead role still not cast, Sony is reportedly considering tapping Leonardo DiCaprio to play Steve Jobs. The film was first announced by […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Star in Sony's 'Steve Jobs' Biopic, Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic may be directed by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The news comes a week after The Social Network director David Fincher failed to reach a deal with Sony, reportedly...Show More Summary

Bollywood Star Anil Kapoor Launches Production Company

The “Slumdog Millionaire” actor -- who also produced and starred in the Indian version of “24” -- debuts Antila Ventures, which plans to produce content across multiple platforms. read more

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